Three Kentucky high school football players — all of them UK recruiting targets — made Scout.com’s list of the top 30 prospects in the Midwest.
Madison Southern running back Damien Harris is No. 1 on the list, which was released Thursday morning. Bowling Green linebackers Emmitt Smith (Warren Central) and Eli Brown (Warren East) were ranked Nos. 13 and 14, respectively.
All three prospects visited UK’s junior day event last month.
The “Best of the Midwest” list also included several other UK recruiting targets: Linebacker Justin Hilliard (No. 3), linebacker Nick Conner (No. 8), running back L.J. Scott (No. 9), linebacker Anthony McKee (No. 12), cornerback David Dowell (No. 16), safety Tyree Kinnel (No. 17), tight end C.J. Conrad (No. 18), running back Darrin Hall (No. 20) and wide receiver Miles Boykin (No. 30). All of those players have UK offers and all are from Ohio except for Boykin, who is an Illinois native.
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